A new device has been created called Aria that has been designed to easy enable users to add gesture control functionality to their smartwatch.
If you have ever wanted to access a function your smartwatch using just one hand, then Aria might be worth more investigation. Watch the video below to learn more.
The Aria add-on solves this occasional frustration of not being able to control your watch with one hand, by measuring movement in the wrist to control smartwatches with finger gestures, as in the gif below.
Currently the Aria is compatible with Android Wear smartwatches and the Pebble Time and the device will soon be launching on Kickstarter from $69. with a developer edition available for $169 offering access to a handy SDK will let developers use the Aria module with most Android Wear watches currently available and integrate gesture controls into their applications.
“Aria is a hands-free remote that recognizes your finger movements from the wrist. You wear it, calibrate it and it will work. Aria takes advantage of a brand new set of sensors capable of detecting different finger tapping, flicking and other movements. You then decide which gesture will do what with our configuration app.”
For more information on the new Aria gestures control device jump over to the official website for details ahead of their Kickstarter campaign that will be launching very soon.
Source: Tech Crunch
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